The big V8 engine for the F-150 the 5. It enabled switchover from gasoline to propane or natural gas. If the problem is lack of heat, there are some things you need to eliminate before tearing into the truck. If you are planning on towing with an automatic transmission…. Then use a flash light and a small pick, and check to confirm that a previous cartridge gasket is not become embedded in the machined seating ring of the mount.
. You need to make sure that coolant is flowing through the core. You need to be sure that the heater core is really the problem before tackling this job. So here is the total weight capacity number of the Ford F-150. A couple decades later we can look back and see that the 4. The only option was your choice of either an automatic or manual transmission as far as we can tell. However, 1998 was a big year for Ford trucks, because it marked the 50th anniversary of F-Series trucks.
Today, taking into account that the truck is 15 years old and probably has upwards of 200000 miles, i would be cautious towing much more than the occasional single axel trailer with the load weighing no more than about 1500 pounds. The 1997 SuperCab rear side window glass had a metallic like tint to it, whereas the 1998 SuperCab side rear glass had a black appearance to it. Depending on engine displacement, the maximum trailer weight ranges between 6,200 and 8,100 lbs. For diagnostic information on how to check the operation of the blend door and a cheap easy fix, check the heatertreater listing on Ebay or the web site at heatertreater. If you're talking in terms of towing numbers, the F-150 has another class-leading capacity of 11,500 pounds. Depending on engine size, the maximum trailer weight ranges between 6,100 and 8,800 lbs.
Depending on the engine size, the maximum trailer weight ranges between 2,200 and 9,900 lbs. If so, … remove the old gasket, and reseat filter. « « « 1998 » » » 1998 Ford F-150 Specs In June 1998, Microsoft released Windows 98. The sensor output is used to calculate injector pulse width. The V8's had some issues with spark plugs ejecting themselves from the head, but otherwise the Triton engines proved to be quite reliable engines. For more details on this very unique truck including an exclusive interview with Ford, go to page.
Of course fuel mileage did drop some. I used to use synthetic castrol 10w30 until synthetic prices went up but recently have just been using castrol 10w30. Changed out the rear gear to a positive traction 3. Take a minute or two right now to check it out: What's New For 1998 So for 1998 there are only a few things different from the year before. There location are in front of the engine between the radiator and the block where the sparkplug wire meet. Ford completely redesigned the F-150 for so 1998 only saw minor changes.
You can also remove the hoses and flush the core with a water hose splice from Home Depot and a water hose. Depending on engine size, the maximum trailer weight ranges between 6,300 and 9,500 lbs. Check the temperature of the heater hoses going into the firewall when the engine is cool and see if they warm up together as the engine warms up. Depending on engine displacement, the maximum trailer weight ranges between 6,000 and 7,600 lbs. The HeaterTreater alternative will solve the problem at a fraction of the cost and work and is well within the capability of the average shade tree mechanic. Replacing the core is easy, getting to … it is a day's work.
Depending on engine displacement, the maximum trailer weight ranges between 2,400 and 8,400 lbs. Especially compared to the newer 3 valve engines in the next generation trucks 2004+. This door controls the air flow through the heater core and failure is common on Ford trucks. Regular Cab SuperCab SuperCrew 4x2 4x4 4x2 4x4 4x2 4x4 4. If the system seems to work intermittently, it's a good indication that the door is broken and rattling around randomly blocking or opening the passage to the core. A bi-fuel engine prep package became available. Ummm you may want to change your filter and oil while you are at it, oil will most likly spill out, so atleast have pan ready.
The heater core is difficult to change on the Ford trucks. For hauling cargo, or towing a trailer, a Ford F-150 pickup is the preferred choice for many motorists. If both hoses get hot at about the same rate, this is a good indication that coolant is flowing through the core. Remove the exsisting filter, check that it's rubber sealing ring is still attached to the cartridge. A second possibility is that the threaded cartridge mount is damaged, and is not alllowing the cartridge to seat fully against the machined ring.
The F-250 light duty body for '98 is based on the F-150 body, that will change in '99. I think the manual calls for 5w30. The dealer fix for the blend door is basically the same procedure for replacing the heater core, so it will be expensive. It would become one of the most popular computer operating systems in the world. I change my oil every five thousand miles via walmart n have them rotat … e the tires at the same time.
Water should flow unobstructed through the core. My 1998 Chevy Prism has 253,000 miles on it without any engine problems. They were all short box, regular cab, two wheel drive trucks. They have it buried in the plenum box and you have to remove the steering wheel, steering column, dash, evacuate the refrigerant system, drain the radiator, and remove the plenum box to get to the core. Housing So crawl under her, locate the oil filter and you should see the wire for it.